Tuxtla Quail-Dove

Its natural habitats are lowland and montane tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Tuxtla Quail-Dove is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Tuxtla Quail-Dove (Geotrygon carrikeri) or Veracruz Quail-Dove is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to pristine montane rainforest in the Sierra de los Tuxtlas of Mexico's Veracruz state. It was once considered a subspecies of the Purplish-backed Quail-Dove of Central America. Its natural habitats are lowland and montane tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

Tuxtla Quail-dove Geotrygon carrikeri 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Endangered Justification This species is Endangered owing to its very small range, which is now severely fragmented in three areas on two volcanoes, and has declined rapidly in response to extensive deforestation. More

* Tuxtla Quail-Dove, Geotrygon carrikeri * Buff-fronted Quail-Dove, Geotrygon costaricensis * Russet-crowned Quail-Dove , Geotrygon goldmani * Sapphire Quail-Dove, Geotrygon saphirina * Olive-backed Quail-Dove, Geotrygon veraguensis * Indigo-crowned Quail-Dove, Geotrygon purpurata * Grey-fronted Quail-Dove, Geotrygon caniceps * White-fronted Quail-Dove, Geotrygon leucometopia * Crested Quail-Dove, Geotrygon versicolor * White-faced Quail-Dove, Geotrygon More

Tuxtla Quail-Dove Geotrygon carrikeri = Described by: Wetmore (1941) Alternate common name(s): Veracruz Quail-Dove, Carriker's Quail-Dove Old scientific name(s): Geotrygon lawrencii carrikeri, Oreopeleia carrikeri Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Se. Mexico; Ex. restricted range; Se. Veracruz in the Sierra de los Tuxtlas (Volcan de San Martin, Sierra de Santa Marta). More

Tuxtla Quail-Dove Geotrygon carrikeri Wetmore 1941 s Mexico: se Veracruz split from: Geotrygon lawrencii insert after: Geotrygon lawrencii A.T. Peterson, Species status of Geotrygon carrikeri Bulletin B.O.C. More

Tuxtla Quail-dove (Geotrygon carrikeri), joins the near threatened Long-tailed Sabrewing (Campylopterus excellens) and the vulnerable Nava's Wren (Hylorchilus navai) as priced birder More

Tuxtla Quail-Dove - Geotrygon carrikeri Tuxtla Quail-Dove Geotrygon carrikeri Sierra de las Tuxtlas, Veracruz state, Mexico. Its head was the best I could do. These shy birds are endemic to this one small mountain range. (S5f) White-throated Quail-Dove - Geotrygon frenata White-throated Quail-Dove Geotrygon frenata bourcieri Tandayapa Bird Lodge, Pichincha province, Ecuador. More

Tuxtla Quail-dove (Geotrygon carrikeri) EN Russet-crowned Quail-dove (Geotrygon goldmani) LR/nt Lesser Antillean Macaw (Ara guadeloupensis) EX Guadeloupe Parakeet (Aratinga labati) EX Guadeloupe Parrot (Amazona violacea) EX Military Macaw (Ara militaris) VU Great Green Macaw (Ara ambigua) VU Socorro Parakeet (Aratinga brevipes) EN More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Geotrygon
Species : carrikeri
Authority : Wetmore, 1941